Criminal Justice and Criminology

An examination of the history, organization, and function of the local, state, and federal agencies that make up the criminal justice system. Also includes the study of the theoretical perspectives used to explain the causation, prevalence, and societal impacts of crime.

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Corrections
Introduction to Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
An Overview of the System
Research Methods & Theories of Behavior/Punishment
Justice and the Law
Policing
Courts - Structure and Processes
2.3 The Court System
Sentencing
3.6 Excessive Punishment
Section 2.5: Theories of Punishment
Section 5.5: Sentencing
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Available as an e-book here: https://library.achievingthedream.org/bmcccriminaljustice/

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Criminal Justice
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Full Course
Author:
Borough Of Manhattan Community College
Brenda Vollman
Lumen Learning
Date Added:
07/27/2020
Criminal Justice:  An Overview of the System
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This book provides an overview of the criminal justice system of the United States. It is intended to provide the introductory student a concise yet balanced introduction to the workings of the legal system as well as policing, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. Six chapters, each divided into five sections, provide the reader a consistent, comfortable format as well as providing the instructor with a consistent framework for ease of instructional design.

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Law
General Law
Social Science
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Adam McKee
Date Added:
01/01/2015
Criminology
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Table of Contents:
I. Faculty Resources
1. Request Access
2. I Need Help

II. The History and Purpose of Criminology
3. Problems of Definition and Fear of Crime
4. The Nature and Nurture of Violence

III. Theories of Criminology In Practice and Policy
5. Girls, Women, Criminality, and Activism
6. Culture, Subculture, and Crime
7. War on Terror
8. Surveillance and Control
9. Corporate Crimes

IV. Theories That Characterize Criminology
10. Chicago School and Differential Association
11. Masculinities and Crime
12. Poverty, Anomie, and Strain
13. Supplemental: Culture, Subculture, and Crime

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Criminal Justice
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Borough Of Manhattan Community College
Ilgin Yorukoglu
Lumen Learning
Date Added:
04/12/2021
Criminology / Deviance OER Course
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This is an OER Criminology / Deviance course. This course was developed using LOUIS Funding to support CRMJ 1340: Deviance (Criminology) to be taught at Northshore Technical Community College for the Fall 2019. Inside this module, educators can find 9 units of content, including PowerPoints, quizzes, assignments and the Canvas Course Cartridge. The link to the course on Canvas Commons is included here. All resources in this course are licensed under the (CC-BY) license, unless otherwise stated. 

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Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
06/20/2019
Introduction to Criminal Justice
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This course provides an overview of the history and present-day operation of the criminal justice process in the United States. Students analyze the role, responsibility and authority of each of the components of the system: police, courts, corrections and rehabilitation. They will also explore and examine the underlying principles and values of justice.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
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Full Course
Provider:
Roxbury Community College
Author:
Nunotte Zama
Date Added:
11/11/2019
Introduction to Sociology 2e
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Introduction to Sociology 2e adheres to the scope and sequence of a typical, one-semester introductory sociology course. It offers comprehensive coverage of core concepts, foundational scholars, and emerging theories, which are supported by a wealth of engaging learning materials. The textbook presents detailed section reviews with rich questions, discussions that help students apply their knowledge, and features that draw learners into the discipline in meaningful ways. The second edition retains the book’s conceptual organization, aligning to most courses, and has been significantly updated to reflect the latest research and provide examples most relevant to today’s students. In order to help instructors transition to the revised version, the 2e changes are described within the preface.

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Sociology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
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OpenStax College
Date Added:
02/01/2012
Introduction to Sociology 2e, Deviance, Crime, and Social Control, Crime and the Law
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Identify and differentiate between different types of crimes
Evaluate U.S. crime statistics
Understand the three branches of the U.S. criminal justice system

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Social Science
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Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System
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This introductory textbook is unique because it was a collaborative effort by all Criminology and Criminal Justice professors at Southern Oregon University (SOU) in Ashland, Oregon. This book can be used on a quarter or semester system, as well as cover topics that may get left out of some introductory texts such as controversial issues in the criminal justice system. Further, we made it as comprehensive as possible to cover core concepts and areas in the criminal justice system including theory, policing, courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system. Additionally, we created examples that will help make difficult concepts or ideas more relatable. Every section provides an overview of key terms, critical thinking questions for course engagement, assignments, and other ancillaries such as multimedia links, images, activity ideas, and more.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/introduction-to-the-american-criminal-justice-system

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
OpenOregon
Author:
Alison S. Burke
Brian Fedorek
David Carter
Lore Rutz-Burri
Shanell Sanchez
Tiffany Morey
Date Added:
04/24/2019
Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law, Fall 2014
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This seminar looks at key issues in the historical development and current state of modern American criminal justice, with an emphasis on its relationship to citizenship, nationhood, and race/ethnicity. We begin with a range of perspectives on the rise of what is often called "mass incarceration": how did our current system of criminal punishment take shape, and what role did race play in that process? Part Two takes up a series of case studies, including racial disparities in the administration of the death penalty, enforcement of the drug laws, and the regulation of police investigations. The third and final part of the seminar looks at national security policing: the development of a constitutional law governing the intersection of ethnicity, religion, and counter-terrorism, and the impact of counter-terrorism policy on domestic police practices.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Ghachem, Malick
Date Added:
01/01/2014
Unit 1 Assignment - The Difference between Crime and Deviance
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This assignment is designed to engage students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This assignment educates students on the difference between what is a crime, what is deviance, and what is both.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
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LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 1 PowerPoint - Understanding Criminology
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This PowerPoint is designed to engage and educate students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This PowerPoint educates students on an introduction to the Criminology discipline.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 2 Assignment - Analyzing Crime Data (UCR)
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This assignment is designed to engage students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This assignment educates students on how to use the Uniform Crime Report to find crime data.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 2 PowerPoint - Understanding Theory and Criminological Research
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This PowerPoint is designed to engage and educate students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This PowerPoint educates students on theory and criminological research.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 3 Assignment - Property Crime Victim Vulnerability
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This assignment is designed to engage students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This assignment educates students on how to reduce vulnerability to being a victim of crime.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 3 PowerPoint- Crimes Against Property and Crimes Against Persons
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This PowerPoint is designed to engage and educate students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This PowerPoint educates students on crimes against persons and crimes against property.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 4 Assignment - Classical School of Thought's Influence on the Constitution
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This assignment is designed to engage students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This assignment educates students on the ways in which the U.S. Constitution was formed from prior set's of laws and ways of thinking.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Unit 4 PowerPoint - Classical and Neoclassical School of Criminology
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This PowerPoint is designed to engage and educate students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This PowerPoint educates students on the Classical and NeoClassical Schools of Criminology.

Subject:
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Author:
Katie Cali
Date Added:
03/11/2021